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fox 45 early edition. -p appalling and shocking. a house of horrors. how two dogs died in this man's backyard. and the ccarges he h is facing this morning. wouldn't that be nice. focusing like a laser. the pill that you could make you smarter. good morning. it's tuesday, november 9th. you're tak taking a live look or the inner harbor. good morning, i'm patrice
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harris. let's get a check of our forecast. here to tell us if it's going to be another chilly day. >> good morning to you. >> about the same. it looks like it will be the repeat of what we had yesterday with plenty of sunshine. temperatures about seasonable. loolook at low pressure center t is moving off to the northeast. just rain and center. nevertheless it stays to the north and east. it's goinggto move over a little bit, with it takes stronger winds. we will feel the breeze, but it won't be as windy today. clear skies will allow for the temperatures to drop a little -it. 48 is where we start in baltimore. the dew point indicates the temperatures can still drop. yoo see them in the 20s and 30s. that means there's a lot of dry air with it. witt it mostly sunny skies to follow. breezy with winds out of the northwest at 10-15 miles per hour and gusting a little higher. with regard with what is happening on the roadways with regard to the commute. here is candace dold.
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>> reporter: good morning. steve, and good morning everybodier everyone. %-the drive.o be a calm start to here is a look at 95, the cars are zipping along the southbound lanes is very light activity on the northbound stretch. we only see one car approaching %-as for 95, approaching the county, the beltway, we are in the green right now a 4-minute ride, 55 miles per hour. as for the outer loop lanes of 695 from 95 up toward 83, 12 minutes, 51 miies per hour. and 54 miles per hour with an 11 minute clip from 795 to 95. that's a look at morning travels. patrice, ovee to you. ú% a west baltimore man faces more ttan a dz counts of animal cruelty. pleas say he used a 12 gage ú%otgun to gun own his own dog. megan gilliland is live with the
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story you areeseeing first on fox. good morning, patrice. had ii one of stanley's dog's here. it's the only dog still alive. it's a huskey named by goodard by. by animal shelter. he has been there recovering. it all started when he tried to breakup a fight twoan goodar bed and his bullmastiff with boiling water. when that didn't work, he beat the dogs with aa2 by 4. as aalast resort, hh got his gun and opened fire. when police arrived, the bulldog hhd bled to death. another dog was starved to death. >> water and feces, it was a horrible way for an animal to die. >> the person who answered the door at a west baltimore where this happened, says that colemaú issa truck driver and is long for a long period of time but
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someone stops by the house and takes care of dogs. it's a crime that we have seen a lot of here and one that is not3 taken likely. just last week baltimore was the first to establish an animal abuse commission. megan gilliland. fox 45 morning news. right now there are already dozens of copies of the game call of duty black ops circulating on the black market. police say 2 gunmen stole four cases of the game from a bel air shop over the weekend. police think these may be the same thieves who broke into a video game store in aberdeen last mmnth. >> people talk about video game voil expense hoviolence and hows people. to some degree, there could be truth to that, i am not saying there is or isn't, but some people don't have time processing where to draw theú line. >> police say no one was hurt in either of those robberies.
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a 19-year-old pleads guilty to killing a middle school principal in washington dc. elantre sanders admitted to his part. the principal was found dead in her silver spring home. sanders plea deal means that he will get a sentence with all but three years suspended. another three teenagers have pled guilty. he received an 18 month jail sentence on monday. initially he told police that the infant had fallen, but %-possible because of the brain injuries. it was determined that the child had been slapped and shaken. simms had done it because he was frustrated with the baby's crying. a man will be deported to
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mexico after serving a 12 year term. carlos figueroa was senteeced on monday. in february of 2009 he broke to a woman's apartment and tried to sexually assault her and her 6 years old niece. he also cut the woman several times before she was able to get away. dollars in losses and failed projections. the fox 45 waste loss investigation prompt city leaders to call for a hearing to discuss the city finance hilton hotel that costs taxpayers $300 million. councilwoman belinda conaway says the city should look into options for getting rid of the hotel. >> in the end of the day if it's a great loss for the city and we want to get rid of it, we want >> according to cooaway thene. hotel is expected to lose another $10 million this year alone. rememmer, it is our duty to hold our government accountable.
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you can help by joining our fox 45 waste watch. if you see government waste call (#10)662-1456. you can g go to foxbaltimore.com and click on waste watch.ú the proposal to build a wal-mart is just one a at the away. the city council approved the plan unanimously last night. it would bring a site near the anderson automotive dealership. even though the city council seems to think it's a good idea, many neighbors are still concerned about the potential impact on traffic and small businesses. >> i think it's going to bring some much-needed jobs, but i'm just concerned about the small businesses that might be affected and i'm hoping that you -now, wal-mart officials, the officials would recognize and reach out to the small businesses and try to help stabilize them, instead of putting them out of business. >> final oning approval on the project is expected to happen next week.
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maryland is takiig major strides toward becoming more energy efficient. 13 projects all funded through federallgrants are in the works in rural areas throughout the state. one the largest is a plan to install a new solar power system at a farm in carroll county. others include replacing grain dryers in parts across the state as well as installing wind turbines and geothermal systems3 today governor martin o'malley ill give an update on his goal to end childhood hunger in maryland by 2015. today marks the beginning of the proggam to end childhood hungry. more than 200,,00 children went hungry in the state last year. president obama continues with his trip, nexx stop is indonesia. it may not be the welcome he is expecting.
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the president is scheduled to be there for two days, meeting with the president, attending an official dinner and visiting the largest mosque in southeast asia. after being kidnapped in her teens, elizabeth smart takes the stand against her accused the captor. her testimony against mitchell continues today. mitchell is on trial acccsed of kidnapping smart are in 2002 and holding her captive for 9 months. he claims that they were married and he raped her every day of..3 his defense team says he influenced by escalating mental illness anddextreme religious beliefs. his wife plead guilty to charges, and is expected to testify against him. america's student amanda
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knox who is convicted of murdering her roommate has another case to defendant herself against. they say that she was lying when she said that italian police were beating her during the investigation. knox is serving a 20 year sentence in an italian jail. appeals are expected to begin later this month. there's been big problems here in baltimore and it's no different in wisconsin. bbd bugs are popping up everywhere, especially in used furniturr. public health experts have found the creepy crawlers in items sold on craig's list, garage sales and thrift stores. they don't just appear in fabric, and they can be found on wood frames. if you still want to hunt for that bargain, check for discolorationn of bed bug droppings and look or nests on the knots of the wood. coming up on the early edition, resolving a problem at
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%-tte claims that a citydo. councilwoman interfered with the process. and low pressure moves further off the coast of new england. high pressure builds up closer to us and that brings us still :
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5:13 now on fox 45 early edition. let's get a check of the forecast. meteorologist steve fertig is here with a check. p>> good morning, patrice. we're looking at a dry scan across the region with regard to the hd radar. that means it's going to be dry with a lot of sunshine on tte way. we will have' few clouds mixing in. right now 48 degrees for the current temperature at the inner harbor which is not too bad for this hour and this time oo the year. north wind at 6 miles per hour
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ann do expect that to ick up but not as windy as yesterday.ú the dew point at 33 indicates that there's a lot of dry air in place. that leaves room for the temperatures to drop. while it's not too bad inú baltimore right now, 48, that temperature may drop in salisbury. certainly much cooler in oakland at 34 degrees. winds are out of thh northwest today or west northwest, and it will be 5 to 10-miie per hour winds tt start. they should gust higher and not i saw one before we went on the air, 20-mile per hourrwinds in baltimmre. again, they will be on and off these gusty winds and around 10-20 miles per hour but nothing like yesterday when we had the gusts of 30, 35. the high pressure builds in nd that will be the reason for the diminishing winds and the reason why we will continue to get plenty of sunshine around here. the next frontal boundary doesn't move in. and otherwise looking at dry conditions. here is what we can expect for today. here in the eastern shore, 57 degrees or so for the high
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with partly cloudy skies here, just a few more clouds to the northwesterly flow that is going to circulate in more moistuue there. 10-20-mile-an-hour wind gusting to 30 will make for a breezy day. for the central parttof the state, temperatures close to the same number, averages 59, so i guess you can call that seasonable. mostly sunny, northwest wind at 5-10 gusting to 20. back to the west we o. temperatures here certainly a big difference from hagerstown which will be around 59 degrees for the daytime high and warmee than elsewhere wiih moste sunny skies, northwest wind at 10-15. go to the higher elevations and only about 40 degrres. a big difference. 41 degrees for the overnight low, a breezy night with a north, northwest wind, still up there around 5-15 miles per hour and tomorrow 59 degrees for the mostly sunny, things stay rather tranquil through theeweek. it looks like 64, veterans day with a lot of sunshine on
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friday. 60 and a few more clouds later and temperatures close to 59 for sunday and 58 for monday, a light shower overnight sunday intoomonday but just a remote chance like that. now for a look at what is happening on the roadways, candacc dold is back. candace. >> reporter: so far it's going to be an easy drive on the corridors. looking at the actual speeds you can see why, 52 miles per hour on whitemarsh, and 62 at 95 at 395. and let's take a live will be at 295 and see how that is shaping up for yoo traveling at 175. you can see a little bit of volume there, especcally on thh southbound lanes, but no brake lights to talk about in either direction. as for 95, it's going to be an easy drive the. let's take a live look at 195 and the cars are just zipping along there. southbound and northbound lanes up toward the beltway. as for the beltway,,we don't really have anything to complain about. let's take a live look at what route 144 and see how that is shaping up, a pleasant drive there, no cars traveling in the
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inner loop direction up toward the triple bridges. once you get past the bridges, let's take a live look at li liberty road for you. ttere's no incident and flashing lights to get in your way, in fact, favorable conditions there. that's a look at theemorning travels. patrice, backkto you. wal-mart is slashing prices3 ahead of the holiday. the uestions that spurred the retail giant to take action. getting rid of the rule the tweet. rule the bedtime. rule the upload. verizon built america's most reliable network to make a more powerful you. rule the air. verizon. right now, you can get a new samsung fascinate for $199.99 after mail-in rebate. only at verizon.
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-lays down her involvement in dismissing citations for mold in a downtown high-rise. john riddell says case has sparked a lawsuit. >> reporter: it's one of the more prestigious addresses in downtown baltimore, but as harborview, one condo owner is upset. ppul clark as filed suit ú%aiming the condo associations has not done enough to resolve ú mold problem. but he is also claiming that the councilwoman rochelle specter. owner. he claims specter feared that if
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fines were imposed it would reduce property values. >> he didn't call the city housing garment t department ify citations were dismissed. >> absolutely not. all i asked it to find out what does this mean. the answer was once the environmental control board the >> reporter: city housing officials denied specter ever attempted to influence them >> in this particular case, council mecouncilwoman specter. >> reporter: she never met the woman who accused her of meddling in the process until he approached her at the condo gym. >> he is waiving keys and when he said and see the mold i was rerelieved. i don't know him. >> reporter: this lawsuit is the result of a personal grudge and he says there's no information to suggestion any
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significant mold problem in the complex. but paul clark ssys the mole problem in his unit is so bad he battle is resolved. in baltimore john riddell, fox 45 morning news. ricky specter has represented northwest baltimore for 33 years. she plans to seek re-election next year. coming up later in early edition, frederick county schools are cracking down on sexting, the punishment students could face under a [ male announcer ] dear civic, boy we wish edmunds.com hadn't told you to start looking over your shoulder. ♪ we were gonna sneak up on ya. ya know, with our 1.4 liter turbo charged engine
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price wars. and mcdonald's is making a profit. elsa beth macconald looks at the business day. >> here come the price holiiayú
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price wars. the wal-mart is slashing the prices. asked about the rival prices at target. barbie and the garage truck two offthe toys caught in the low cost battle. people are spending more at mickey d, sales at the fast food joint jumping. frappé, and the new monopoly promotion is bringing in more customers. ffil cars.is is bringing more money. chrysler which is owned by fiast is upping the bread for the full year. the dow slipping 37 points after closing at a two year high last week. those debt jitters helping gold crack a new mild stone yesterday. gold prices over 1800 n howns.
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that is business, i'm liz mcdonald. controversy in the case of a former rotc instructor having sex with the student. the information they claim the judde won't let them see. he used a 12 gage gun to gun down his own dog. i'm megan gilliland. the charges a baltimore man faces for killing not one but two animals. >> reporte
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welcome back to fox 45 early edition. 5:22 is the time. you're taking a live look over the nner harbor where it's all lit up and very pretty, but probably alss very cold. it's just that time of year. good morning, i'm patrice harris. meteorologist steve fe ferttg is here to tell us how cold it is. a chill day yesterday. >> it look today, too, temperatures are in the low to mid-40s which is not too bad, but it's going to continue to drop this morning. if it's not chilly for you, patrice, it will be soon enough.
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take a look at the sky hd radar, clear skies right noo. that's the reason the temperatures are going to drop. meanwhile the low that has brought snow up in new england, meaning plain rain as it moves offshore a little bit. that will make room for the high pressure to build in and brrig us plenty of sunshine. -8 degrees for the current temperature, not too bad ii baltiiore at this time: temperatures around in the area in the low 40s with 1 exception in oakland in the 30s there. 43 degrees at the bus stop. ittwill be chilly because these temperatures will continue to drop a little bit and the winds will be around 15 miles per hour and gusting higher from time to time. 52 degrees for the noontime temperature and we top out around 58 at 2 or 3:00 this afternoon and back off to 54 at 6:00 p.m. now for a look at what is happening on the rradways, candace dold is here with the traffic edge. candace. >> reporter: a present start to the morning ride so we're thankful for. that. here is a live look at 33 and it's egg go going to be an easy.
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and that's the deal on the beltway. on the outer loop lanes, fromm75 up towaad 795, 8 minutes at %-from 95, up toward 83, we're n the green there s well. lech minutes at 54 miles per hour. and nothing to complain about on southbound 95, traveling through baltimorr, fort mchenry tunnel, toward the bell way, 8 minutes cruising along at 54 miles per hour there. that's a look at the morning travels. patrice, back over to you. police say a west baltimore man used a 12 gage shotgun to shoot his own dog in his own backyard. it's not the nly dog he is %-gilliland is live with the sty you're seeing first on fox. -> reporter: good morning, patrice. stanley coleman is aacused of killing not wn but tw one but ts own dogs. this is the only dog of is that is still living,

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